Ask an MBA: Required Reading at an Ivy League MBA Program


What are some good business books I should read?

- Sam K.

Here's what the brainiac professors at Harvard University make sure their MBA's read. It's not a bad idea to pick up one or more of these books.

1. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

In True North, former Medtronic CEO Bill George shares his thoughts on the best leaders in the world and their secrets to leadership success.

2. The Money of Invention: How Venture Capital Creates New Wealth

This practical guide is a good read for people looking to raise money for their start-up to better understand the option of Venture Capital raising.

3. Many Unhappy Returns: One Man's Quest to Turn Around the Most Unpopular Organization In America

This book is about Charles O. Rossotti, the man in charge of the IRS. 

4. Unleashing Innovation: How Whirlpool Transformed an Industry

In Unleashing Innovation, Whirlpool executive Nancy Tennant Snyder shares how the company accomplished an incredible turnaround. 

5. Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less

This bestseller is written by Stanford authors and how businesses scale to massive heights,



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Evan is a Columbia Business School MBA and sales executive who's sold over 25 million dollars of technology services in is his career. Evan has expertise in sales, marketing, and leadership development.